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Pop rock

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Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude. [1]

33 relations: African-American music, AllMusic, Andy Kim, Beat music, Brill Building (genre), British Invasion, Bubblegum pop, Doo-wop, Glam metal, Hip hop music, Indie pop, Indie rock, Jangle pop, Lighthouse (band), List of Cambridge Companions to Music, New Pop, New wave music, Not Lame Recordings, Paul McCartney, Perry Como, Peter Frampton, Pop music, Pop punk, Post-punk, Power pop, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Rock music, Rockism and poptimism, Simon Frith, Soft rock, The Bells (band), Twee pop.

African-American music

African-American music is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of musics and musical genres largely developed by African Americans.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Andy Kim

Andrew Youakim, performing as Andy Kim, is a Canadian pop rock singer and songwriter.

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Beat music

Beat music, British beat, or Merseybeat (after bands from Liverpool and nearby areas beside the River Mersey) is a pop and rock music genre that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1960s.

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Brill Building (genre)

Brill Building (also known as Brill Building pop or the Brill Building Sound) is a subgenre of pop music originating from the Brill Building in New York City, where numerous teams of professional songwriters penned material for girl groups and teen idols in the early 1960s.

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British Invasion

The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Bubblegum pop

Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.

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Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Glam metal

Glam metal (also known as hair metal and often used synonymously with pop metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal, which features pop-influenced hooks and guitar riffs, and borrows from the fashion of 1970s glam rock.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Indie pop

Indie pop (also typeset as indie-pop or indiepop) is a music genre and subculture that combines guitar pop with DIY ethic in opposition to the style and tone of mainstream pop music.

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.

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Jangle pop

Jangle pop is a subgenre of pop rock that emphasizes trebly, ringing guitars (usually 12-string electrics) and 1960s-style pop melodies.

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Lighthouse (band)

Lighthouse is a Canadian rock band formed in 1968 in Toronto, Ontario.

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List of Cambridge Companions to Music

The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.

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New Pop

New Pop was a British-centric pop music movement consisting of ambitious, DIY-minded artists who achieved commercial success in the early 1980s through sources such as MTV.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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Not Lame Recordings

Not Lame Recordings was a Ft. Collins, Colorado based independent record label specializing in power pop music.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

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Perry Como

Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1913 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality.

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Peter Frampton

Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is a British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Pop punk

Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a music genre that fuses elements of pop music with punk rock.

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Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.

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Power pop

Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rockism and poptimism

Rockism is the belief in the superiority of certain rock music values, which often results in discrimination and prejudice against other forms of popular music.

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Simon Frith

Simon Webster Frith OBE (born 1946) is a British sociomusicologist, and former rock critic, who specializes in popular music culture.

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Soft rock

Soft rock (or lite rock) is a subgenre of pop rock that largely features acoustic guitars and slow-to-mid tempos.

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The Bells (band)

The Bells were a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec.

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Twee pop

Twee pop is a subgenre of indie pop that originates from the 1986 NME compilation C86.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_rock

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